South Dakota Content Standards
6.SP. Statistics and Probability
6.SP.A. Develop understanding of statistical variability.
6.SP.A.3. Recognize that a measure of center (mean and/or median) for a numerical data set summarizes all of its values with a single number, while a measure of variation (such as mean absolute deviation and/or range) summarizes data points' distances from the mean or each other.
6.SP.B. Summarize and describe distributions
6.SP.B.5. Summarize numerical data sets in relation to their context, such as by:
6.SP.B.5.b. Describing the nature of the attribute under investigation, including how it was measured and its units of measurement.
6.SP.B.5.d. Relating the choice of measures of center and variability to the shape of the data distribution and the context in which the data were gathered.